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Crash with entrapment in Wheeling, 7-21-18 (more)

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Authorities this morning identified Alyssa Lendino of Mount Prospect as the 16-year-old girl killed in three-vehicle crash that injured six others Saturday in Wheeling. Alyssa was pronounced dead at 5:21 p.m. Thursday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, according to a Cook County medical examiner’s report issued Sunday morning.

Wheeling police said officers responded about 2 p.m. Saturday to the crash scene at Hintz Road and Milwaukee Avenue. Three of the seven people injured in the crash had to be extricated from their cars, said Battalion Chief Mark Menzel of the Wheeling Fire Department. Two were in critical condition, he added.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, police said.

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Crash with entrapment in Wheeling, 7-21-18

Wheeling police and firefighters were dispatched to a multi-car crash with entrapment on Milwaukee Avenue at Hintz Road Saturday afternoon (7/21/18) around 2PM. On arrival, companies found three vehicles with heavy damage. One vehicle had three occupants requiring extrication. Wheeling Battalion 24 requested Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Squad 51 and a total of six ambulances to the scene in addition to Wheeling Engines 23 and 42 that were already at the scene. in addition to Prospect Heights 901, Engine 39, and Battalion 9. 

Seven patients were transported from the scene several of which were in serious condition. Northfield Squad 29, Des Plaines Engine 61, Deerfield-Bannockburn Ambulance 19, and Long Grove  Ambulance 55 covered the Wheeling stations.


Firefighters work to extricate victims after a crash

Larry Shapiro photo

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